21 Guilt-Free Paleo Pie Recipes (Dessert Style)
Post by Lucha: World traveler, culinary student and Media Director at Paleo Flourish Magazine. Lucha will try most food but prefers Indian, Thai and Mexican food above all else. She is currently either cooking, eating, grocery shopping, or browsing recipes on Pinterest.
Although cakes and cookies might be more popular overall, pies are special in many ways. Around holidays in particular, pies are traditional and prized. From chocolate pies to the famous American Apple Pie, they’re deliciously diverse. But they’re not typically very healthy, so they’re sorely missed on almost any diet. Below is the solution, though – a full list of the absolute best Paleo pie recipes. We’ve included a big selection so that you’ll be able to find one no matter what.
Top 7 Paleo Pie Recipes
Using a brilliant no-bake pie crust, Kelly Bejelly makes this beautiful pumpkin pie with coconut milk and spices that is suitable for any time of year, not just the holiday season! (Photo credit: Kelly Bejelly from A Girl Worth Saving.)
Ingredients: water, ghee, maple syrup, vanilla, sea salt, tapioca flour, ripe banana, coconut flour, pumpkin puree, apple butter, honey, coconut milk, pumpkin, vanilla, sea salt, eggs.
This is a simple yet easy recipe that includes a 3-part crust recipe as well! (Photo credit: Lisa from Cook Eat Paleo.)
Ingredients: pie crust (almond flour, ghee, sea salt), chopped walnuts, ghee, honey, cacao powder, vanilla, espresso powder, sea salt.
This pie is filled with crunchy, healthy pecans that are sweetened with the help of coconut sugar and maple syrup. (Photo credit: Rachel, The Bakerita.)
Ingredients: blanched almond flour, salt, coconut oil, coconut sugar, eggs, maple syrup, almond flour, almond milk (or any non-dairy milk), vanilla extract, pecans.
True coconut fans will go crazy for this coconut cream pie, made from a coconut flour piecrust and topped with coconut whipped cream! Recipes for both of those features are included within this one. (Photo permission: Tiffany, aka The Coconut Mama.)
Ingredients: coconut flour pie crust (coconut oil or butter, eggs, sea salt, coconut flour, raw honey), egg yolks, young coconut meat, raw honey, sea salt, gelatin, water, coconut cream, coconut whipped cream (instructions included), toasted coconut for topping.
A good one for meringue fans, be sure to bust out the torch to give this sweet potato meringue pie a good toasting before you’re done. (Photo credit: Josh from Slim Palate.)
Ingredients: blanched almond flour, pecan halves, eggs, butter or coconut oil, salt, coconut sugar, sweet potatoes (or canned sweet potato puree), full fat coconut milk, ground cinnamon, honey (or maple syrup), water, egg whites, vanilla extract.
This beautiful cream pie recipe appears more like a mousse creation but includes a crust on the button made simply of crushed walnuts. The chocolate filling and vanilla glaze parts of the recipe have some similar ingredients but compliment each other nicely.
Ingredients: raw walnut halves, maple syrup, melted coconut oil, pinch of salt, raw cashew pieces, water, cocoa powder, vanilla extract.
Like an apple crumble but healthier! There are three parts to this (crust, filling and topping) but despite the multi-part process, this recipe is pretty easy to pull off and a great treat for an autumn or winter party’s dessert table. (Photo Credit: Jules of Jules’ Fuel.)
Ingredients: almond flour, egg, sea salt, coconut oil, apple, vanilla, lemon juice, butter, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, crushed walnuts, coconut flour, honey.
Our Paleo Pie Recipes
Here are two delicious Paleo pie recipes from our site.
If you’re looking for traditional American apple pie recipe made with Paleo ingredients, then give this recipe a try. The crust is the tricky part so be ready for a bit of fiddly work.
Ingredients: almond flour, chia flour, egg, coconut oil, vanilla extract, baking soda, salt, apples, raw honey, coconut flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves.
If you want a really easy recipe, then you can’t go wrong with this one – it takes almost no time to make and you don’t even have to cook it!
Ingredients: pumpkin puree, ghee, pure cocoa powder, pumpkin pie spice, sweetener of choice (optional).